Olcott, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Olcott, New York - Basic Facts

The Olcott Census Designated Place had a population of 1,208 as of July 1, 2018. Olcott ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olcott is located at latitude 43.3307 and longitude -78.7048 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Olcott Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.74 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Olcott Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389614) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Olcott Census Designated Place is located within Town of Newfane, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olcott: Kempville.

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Olcott, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,208
Population in Households 1,208
Population in Familes 956
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 266
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,950
Average Household Income $79,165
Per Capita Income $34,998


Total Housing Units 699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $135,417
Average Home Value $165,321


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.33% -0.28%
Households -0.29% -0.26%
Families -0.5% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

Olcott, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olcott to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 773 35th
Population Density # 1092 9th
Diversity Index # 815 32nd
Median Household Income # 753 37th
Per Capita Income # 524 56th

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